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I want to know if it is possible to change the authentication key on a secondary NCS.
is is setup at the beginning of the installation.
But you also use this key to login ( Web login) to the secondary appliance.
You manage to find an answer? I am interested to know how to change the HA authentication key too.
I am not too sure if we just trigger the failover to the secondary NCS per the NCS Admin Guide in page 15-107, step 6.
Here is the extract....
" Choose either a manual or automatic failover option. If you choose manual, you can trigger the failover
operation with a button in the secondary HealthMonitor GUI or with the URL specified in the email
which the administrator receives upon failure of the primary NCS. If you choose automatic, the
secondary NCS initiates a failover on its own when a failure is detected on the primary."
As I don't have the access to the GUI, I am curious are you able to access to the secondary NCS's GUI?
I was told only the primary NCS's GUI can be accessible but not the secondary unit.
Try logging in via CLI and using the authkey parameter below:
NCS/lan# ncs ha ?
authkey Update the authentication key for high availability
remove Remove high availability configuration
status Get the current status for high availability
I'm not sure, but I think the Health Monitor service may need to be down when you change it. If so, it will shutdown when you execute: ncs stop
On my NCS running firmware version 220.127.116.11, I can't find the "ncs ha" key word.
Any idea? Tks
ncs/myid# ncs ?
cleanup Disk cleanup
db Control database operations
key Control keyadmin operations
migrate Restores wcs7x export backup file
password Change passwords
service Service Commands
start Start NCS
status Print Status of NCS
stop Stop NCS